The Aeropilates reformer is the most protective yet versatile way to retrain your body to recruit the correct muscles for every movement we make throughout our busy day from lying in bed, sitting in a chair to lifting, gardening and extreme athletic performance.
Joe Pilates recognized the importance of a strong core. He aptly named it your Powerhouse. Your core or Powerhouse includes the abdomen, lower back and pelvis and all the muscles that help to stabilize and move these body parts.
In his method of training called contrology, he focused on the correct use of these essential core muscles throughout every entire exercise so as to maintain appropriate positioning of the body while other muscles are activated.
When your core muscles are strong and educated they know exactly what to do to stabilize your lower back, pelvis and spine while you move your arms and legs.
Without this body awareness you become prone to injury and a weak core is mostly the explanation for lower back pain. ...read more